Limitless Cinema in Broken English

August 7, 2008

MENTAL PAIN (Payat Chuenyen, A+++++)

Filed under: Uncategorized — celinejulie @ 10:51 pm

This is my comment in Bioscope webboard:
http://www.bioscopemagazine.com/smf/index.php?topic=71.1560

I just knew from Wisekwai’s blog that Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook won Silpathorn Award this year.

http://thaifilmjournal.blogspot.com/2008/08/nonzee-nimibutr-wins-silpathorn-award.html
http://www.dailyxpress.net/2008/08/06/entertainment/entertainment_3922.php

FAVORITE THINGS SHOWN IN “PASSION OF THAI MODERN ART” EXHIBITION:

MENTAL PAIN (Payat Chuenyen)

MYSTERY (1988, Teerawat Kanama)

REFLECTION (Amrit Chusuwan)

REFLECTION NO. 19 (Paripan Salyaphongse)

SANAM LUANG (1998, Piya Puangkhunthien)

–I wish I could see these two versions of WAITING FOR GODOT:

1.Susan Sontag’s version in Sarajevo in 1993, during the Bosnian war
http://www.tau.ac.il/arts/publications/ASSAPHTH11/AKSTENS.html

“Sontag completely reinvented the play’ and that, ultimately, this Godot ‘wasn’t about life or god or absurdity, it was about this particular siege: a single carrot to eat, shoes that hurt, helpless waiting.”

2.Paul Chan’s version in New Orleans after the city was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/02/arts/design/02cott.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin

“In the Lower Ninth Ward, where one of the largest black neighborhoods in a mostly black city was all but erased by roof-high water surging through a levee, the intersection of two once-busy streets was the stage.”

“In the Lower Ninth, the surrounding terrain — no lights, no sounds, almost no people — became a character itself. Actors emerged from and vanished into darkness. At the end, Vladimir and Estragon walked off in the direction of the levee that had burst.”

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